- William Russell Kelly Professor of Business Administration
- Professor of Management and Organizations
- PhD University of Michigan 1999
- MA University of Michigan 1996
- BA California State University
- Northridge 1994
Dr. Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks is a Behavioral Scientist and the William Russell Kelly Professor of Business Administration at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology with a minor in Cultural Anthropology from the University of Michigan. Previously, he was on the faculty at the University of Southern California and has had visiting appointments at universities in Singapore, France, and Turkey.
His research broadly focuses on social dynamics that shape strategic change and the design of human-centric innovations. Through this work, he has generated novel insights about how culture shapes work behavior, how context moderates social intelligence and emotional aperture, and approaches to facilitating mental bricolage that enable individuals to generate novel innovations using disparate knowledge they already possess. His research has been featured in the TED* series, The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, National Public Radio, Harvard Business Review, and other international media outlets.
Professor Sanchez-Burks’ has taught leaders in over 30 countries around the world who work in sectors including technology, financial services, consulting, arts & entertainment, government intelligence, mobility, manufacturing, and healthcare.
Sanchez-Burks serves on the editorial board of Organization Science. He is an elected Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and is a member of the Association for Psychological Science and the Academy of Management.
Sanchez-Burks was born in San Francisco, raised in Los Angeles, and lives in Ann Arbor.